Question: From 10.6 to ? and Rxtools+Menuhax to ???

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  1. Galerox
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    I'm wondering what is the best option for a 3ds that has the 10.6 nand ( I guess that downgrading it ) but what cfw should I use to be able to play online ?

    Also I got another 3ds that has the 9.2 nand and 10.5 emunand , I used the rxtools and the menuhax , now that it's patched what option is left to be play to play online ?
     
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    Someone ? :)
     
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    Emunand was never patched. I think you just need to update it.
    You will need to downgrade to 9.2 sysNAND if you want to use CFW.
     
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    But menuhax was patched, isn't it ? thats what I think I read

    What's the safest bet for a cfw that will allow me to play online ?
     
  5. Logan Pockrus

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    I recommend downgrading the 10.6 3ds to 9.2, then install arm9loaderhax instead of a CFW and you can update back up to the latest firmware version (at the time of writing that is 10.7.0-32 X, or just 10.7) without an emuNAND and still have ARM9 access to the system only seconds after you press the power button.
     
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    I'll read about ARM9 , what's the main difference for instance ?

    I see why is it risky ? and what about menuhax has it been patched in 10.7 ?
     
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    I know it's risky, but I think it's worth the risk!
     
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    The way you install A9LH is risky. You have to downgrade all the way to 2.1, then dump your OTP, and you can restore a NAND dump (made before taking the plunge to 2.1) back to where you were. That's the risk. You then use the OTP to compile A9LH as .3dsx, then run that through the HBL. Then you profit.

    EDIT: ARM9 is more privileged than ARM11.
     
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    haha sorry for not realizing so it's safe then to update my 3ds that uses rxtools and menuhax ? I assume


    So the risk is bricking the console :O ?
     
  10. Logan Pockrus

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    Yes, and people have bricked. But if you follow the guide (https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Get-Started) everything will (most likely) go smoothly. Trust me, I did it!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    True, but when it's installed, you have (almost) ultimate brick protection! All you must do is set Decrypt9WIP as any button on your 3ds, and press that button when the 3ds boots up (which is easy). Decrypt9WIP allows you to restore your NAND, so if your 3ds bricks, all you've got to do is hold, say, Y on boot, and choose restore sysNAND under sysNAND options.

    EDIT: Sorry for the double post!
     
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    You know, I see you everywhere.

    Just wanted to point that out.
     
  13. Galerox
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    hehe I guess I'll install a cfw since i don't want to brick my friend's 3ds , mainly because I don't know anybody in my city that can make the hard mod

    On a second though reading all of the latest post , if I fail in any step , will I need a hard mod to restore my nand ?
     
  14. Logan Pockrus

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    Yeah, I had that same moment! And for a while, I kept my 3ds on 2.1 just for the sake of having a very low firmware version!
     
  15. Just Passing By

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    Installing a cfw will not brick your system. At most, you're just putting files in your SD card.
     
  16. Logan Pockrus

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    Yes. you'll need a hard mod to restore your NAND if you make a mistake, but that's not easy to do if you follow the steps correctly! I linked to the guide in another post, by the way....
     
  17. Galerox
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    I meant for ARM9 my bad

    kk I'll might take shoot with my friends 3ds if he agrees
     
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  18. Logan Pockrus

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    Okay, just don't phrase the request anything like this:
    "Yeah, I'm gonna need to borrow your 3ds to screw around with your system NAND in a potentially dangerous way. If I screw up during the process (not gonna happen) then RIP 3ds."
     
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    I won't :P haha


    Also is there anyway to access to the eshop without having the cias deleted , because I want to be able to constantly patch pokemon shuffle
     
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    If you decide to install arm9loaderhax and only use sysNAND (which is what I did, for emuNAND is rendered completely useless) you can update your sysNAND all the way to 10.7 or whatever the latest version is and access the eshop as per usual, no need to delete your .cia files! Obviously if you decide to go with the emuNAND route (meaning, instead of permanent CFW on sysNAND, true cold booting into emuNAND) you can update that and access the eshop, but not on sysNAND in this scenario.